At the Queens Head, there's always a great range of things to see and do around us. Whether you fancy a great day out, exploring nearby walks and cycling trails or simply taking in a spot of retail therapy, there's something on our doorstep for everyone. Take a look at some of our favourites below and if we've missed anything off, let us know by contacting us!

Great reasons to stay at Queens Head

Conquer The Fells

Tie up your best boots and reach the summit of some of Cumbria's most iconic walks. Once you're done, we'll have a comfy bed and some great food and drink for you to look forward too!

Cycle and Snooze

Prefer two wheels to two feet? Pack your trusty bike and explore the hundreds of great trails all around us. Forgot your bike? You can also hire bikes locally too!

Stay and Play

Want to work on your par? Windermere Golf Club is a great club to play that welcomes visitors all year. Stay the night for a morning game. Don't forget to book your tee time!

Great things to do around us

Walks from the Door

We're right on the doorstep of some of the best walks around Ambleside. So tie up your walking boots and view our great walks before you set off on your journey

The World of Beatrix Potter

A brilliant day out of the whole family. Discover where Beatrix Potter's magical stories are brought to life. Learn all about Miss Potter and meet her famous characters such as Peter Rabbit.

Windermere Lake Cruises

You can't truly appreciate the Lakes without going out on the water. With daily cruises departing from the centre of Windermere, travelling a host of routes, you'll be spoilt for choice!

Go Ape Grizedale

See yourself as a bit of a daredevil? Look no further than Go Ape Grizedale with their incredible Treetop Challenges, Zip Trekking Adventure and Segway tours!

Walk the Fells

We are surrounded by some of the most iconic fells in the Lake District. Fancy yourself as a budding Wainwright? Maybe you just fancy a relaxing ramble? Theres a fell for everyone!

Cartmel Races

With nine race days to enjoy throughout the year, Cartmel Races is a great day out for anyone visiting the Lakes! Keep your eyes peeled to their website for this year's dates and fixtures.

The Old Laundry Theatre

The Old Laundry Theatre showcases some of the best and well-known stage shows from around the world along with live music and film screenings throughout the year.

Staying with us

Spend the night with us

There's nothing better than climbing into a cosy bed at the end of a busy day. With 13 brilliant rooms, the Queens Head is a great place to rest your head after a busy day exploring.

16 Brilliant Bedrooms

Comfortable and beautifully designed, our en-suite accommodation is ideal for relaxing after a busy day.

Great Food and Drink

You can't climb a fell on an empty stomach. Join us for delicious food and drink at the start and end of your day.